National Institute of Fashion Technology

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Coordinates: 23°11′28″N 72°37′45″E / 23.19111°N 72.62917°E / 23.19111; 72.62917

National Institute of Fashion Technology
NIFT logo.jpg
Established 1986
Type Public
Chairman Kiran Dhingra
Location New Delhi (Headquarters), India
Campus Urban
Affiliations Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
Website www.nift.ac.in
National Institute of Fashion Technology is located in India
Bengaluru
Bengaluru
Bhopal
Bhopal
Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar
Chennai
Chennai
Delhi
Delhi
Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar
Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Jodhpur
Jodhpur
Kangra
Kangra
Kannur
Kannur
Kolkata
Kolkata
Mumbai
Mumbai
Raebareli
Raebareli
Patna
Patna
Shillong
Shillong
Location of the 16 NIFTs. NIFT name (city/town, if different from name)

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a fashion institute in India. It was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India [1] and is an institution of design, management and technology for the international fashion business.

NIFT was granted statutory status in 2006, empowering it to award degrees and other academic distinctions.[2][3]

With its head office in New Delhi, NIFT has centers at Mumbai, Kolkata, Kangra, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Raebareli, Patna, Shillong, Bhopal, Kannur, Bhubaneswar and Jodhpur where it offers four-year bachelor and two-year master programmes in the areas of Design, Management and Technology.

A new NIFT Campus at Ludhiana, Punjab has been announced by Minister of Textiles.[4] A new center in Ompora Industrial area, Kashmir, too, is expected to come up.[5]

Administration[edit]

The Institute is currently headed by P. K. Gera.

Alumni[edit]

NIFT alumni include Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Ritu Beri, Shivaji Dutta, Sujit Meher, Manish Arora, Nikita Anand, Shantanu Goenka, Prabal Gurung, Govind Kumar Singh, Gulshan Devaiah and Tanya Gyani.[6]

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